Rome is located in Italy and it has a southern peninsula on it. It is surrounded by the Mediterranean sea. Rome was built in 700 b.c.e.
Geography and Location of Rome
We are in Rome a city in Italy.
Romulus and Remus were the Myth that started Rome. Romans said that Romulus and Remus built Rome. They were twin brothers and their dad was mars which was a god. It was said that they drowned but wolves saved them. They later grew up and started t build Rome.
Myth of Romulus and Remus
We are Romulus and Remus.
The Etruscan invented the Arch and the Cuniclus. The Romans then started to use them. The cunicluses were used to farm,give water, and to drain things. Arches were used as supports for buildings.
Influence of Etruscan Engineering
If you look to the right their is arches.
Influence of Etruscan Sports
Romans had two big sports, slave fighting and chariot racing and both were dangerous. In slave fighting the owner of the slave tought them to fight and bet money on their slave to win. If the slave won they would be executed and the slave that lost got killed by the slave that won. Chariot racing was dangerous two because chariots were fast and if you fell you would get run over.
As you can see their is columns in the Greek buildings in the background. Their is 3 types of columns, Doric,Ionic,and Corinthian. The ones in the background are Doric. Columns that are used today are from the Greeks. The Columns then got to Rome and Rome started to use the columns. The Roman Colosseum was built out of columns.
Influence of Greek Architecture
Some of Greek writing was different and some of it was the same. For example Rome writing is all capitalized and Greeks writing isn't. Greek potery was used in Rome for storing things in them. They were also used for decoration. They made statues to to honor their gods. Roman gods came from Greek gods and they did the same rituals that Greeks did. They changed the names of the gods though.